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Thelonious Monk : American composer

Author: Matthew SeigQuincy TroupeSteven OlswangToby ByronRichard SaylorAll authors
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Medici Arts : EuroArts Music International, [2009]
Series: Masters of American music series.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Limited edView all editions and formats
Summary:
The first fully rounded portrait of this terribly misunderstood man and musician, the ringleader of the bebop revolution, and, after Duke Ellington, Jazz' first major composer. He remained a highly productive musician after more than thirty years of musical activity. Includes clips of international performances and interviews with artists and producers.
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Genre/Form: DVDs
DVD-Video discs
Feature films
Biographical films
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Documentary films
Interviews
Nonfiction films
Named Person: Thelonious Monk; Thelonious Monk; Thelonious Monk
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Seig; Quincy Troupe; Steven Olswang; Toby Byron; Richard Saylor; Thelonious Monk; Randy Weston; Barry Harris; Orrin Keepnews; Billy Taylor; T S Monk; Marion White; Ben Riley; Herbert Forsberg; Toby Byron/Multiprises.; Taurus Film GmbH.; Video Arts, Japan.; EuroArts Music International GmbH.
OCLC Number: 501019341
Language Note: Narration and interviews in English with optional French and German subtitles.
Notes: Documentary.
"Newly digitally remastered."
Originally produced in 1991.
Credits: Director of photography, Herbert Forsberg ; edited by Steven Olswang ; interviews conducted by Quincy Troupe.
Performer(s): Featuring: Thelonious Monk ; with guest artists Randy Weston ; Barry Harris ; Orrin Keepnews ; Billy Taylor ; Thelonious Monk, Jr. ; Marion White ; Ben Riley.
Event notes: Filmed in New York City at Minton's Playhouse and at the Algonquin Hotel.
Description: 1 videodisc (59 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; aspect ratio 4:3; region code 0 (worldwide) ; PCM mono 2.0.
Contents: Opening (1:25) --
The epitome of jazz (6:30) --
Traditional influences (6:25) --
Bebop (8:02) --
52nd Street (8:52) --
The Five Spot (10:02) --
An acknowledged genius (15:32) --
Credits (1:27).
Series Title: Masters of American music series.
Other Titles: American composer
Responsibility: a co-production of Toby Byron/Multiprises in association with Taurus Film, Munich and VideoArts, Japan ; directed by Matthew Seig ; written by Quincy Troupe ; produced by Toby Byron, Richard Saylor.

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The first fully rounded portrait of this terribly misunderstood man and musician, the ringleader of the bebop revolution, and, after Duke Ellington, Jazz' first major composer. He remained a highly productive musician after more than thirty years of musical activity. Includes clips of international performances and interviews with artists and producers.

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